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31 Ryan Hudson
Ryan  Hudson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tampa, Fla.

High School:
HB Plant

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 205

Position:
C

B/T:
R/R


2006
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Played in 24 games for the Cavaliers after recovering from injury
• Registered 11 hits, four doubles, two home runs and 12 RBI in 40 at-bats
• Posted a career-best 4-for-4, four run and four RBI performance including a three-run home run in 14-3 win over Saint Joseph's (3/5)
• Drove in three runs in 12-0 win over Marshall (3/22), which included a three-run home run

2005
• Played in 33 games garnering 17 starts including 12 as the designated hitter and five behind the plate
• Hit .235 with four doubles, three home runs, 13 RBI and 10 runs scored
• Made his first career start for Virginia on opening day, going 1-for-3 at DH (2/11)
• Went 2-for-4 with a double against Old Dominion (3/23)
• Recorded his first collegiate home run against Wake Forest, finishing the day 1-for-5 at the plate with two RBI and two runs scored (3/4)
• Drove in two runs and score one in a 1-for-1 pinch hit appearance in Virginia's 15-1 win over Coppin State (3/16)
• Hit a walk-off two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Virginia a 6-5 win over Maryland (3/19)
• Homered and finished 2-for-3 at the plate with one RBI and two runs scored in Virginia's 5-1 win over Longwood (4/20)

2004
• Made his first collegiate appearance in Virginia's 15-2 victory over Maryland Eastern Shore (2/19)
• Finished a perfect 2-for-2 at the plate with one RBI in Virginia's 17-1 win over Central Connecticut (3/5)
• Had two at-bats at No. 4 Miami (4/26) and one at No. 17 N.C. State (3/27)
• Appeared against No. 24 Florida State (5/6).

Prep
• Earned three letters playing baseball for coach Bo Puckett (2002-2003) and coach Pat Russo (2001)
• Twice selected to both the All-State Team (2002-2003) and All-County Team (2002-2003)
• Named First Team All-Conference
• Named MVP and served as the team captain his senior year
• Recipient of the first "Joe Urso Leadership Award" for baseball in 2002
• Earned Western Conference All-Academic Awards his sophomore, junior and senior year
• Ranked No. 12 in Florida on the Junior Tennis Circuit
• Received the American Legion Award for Leadership, Honor and Integrity (2003)
• Member of the National and Spanish Honor Societies

Personal
• Parents are Kevin and Susan Hudson
• Father Kevin was on the track team at Indiana
• Grandfather played basketball for Arkansas State and an uncle was a catcher for Ball State
• Born November 20, 1984 in Royal Oak, Mich.

Hudson's Career Hitting Statistics

Year Avg. G-GS AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR TB SB-A BB K
2004 .429 11-0 7 1 3 1 1 0 0 4 0-0 1 1
2005 .235 33-17 68 10 16 13 4 0 3 29 1-1 6 13
2006 .275 24-6 40 11 11 12 4 0 2 21 1-1 4 9
Career .261 68-23 115 22 30 26 9 0 5 54 2-2 11 23

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